The unicorn lived in a lilac wood, and she lived all alone. She was very old, though she did not know it, and she was no longer the careless color of sea foam but rather the color of snow falling on a moonlit night. But her eyes were still clear and unwearied, and she still moved like a shadow on the sea.
The unicorn discovers that she is the last unicorn in the world, and sets off to find the others. She meets Schmendrick the Magician--whose magic seldom works, and never as he intended--when he rescues her from Mommy Fortuna's Midnight Carnival, where only some of the mythical beasts displayed are illusions. They are joined by Molly Grue, who believes in legends despite her experiences with a Robin Hood wannabe and his unmerry men. Ahead wait King Haggard and his Red Bull, who banished unicorns from the land.
This is a book no fantasy reader should miss; Beagle argues brilliantly the need for magic in our lives and the folly of forgetting to dream. --Nona Vero
Terrible. Strangest story ever & very poorly written. It felt like a grade school book that was made into an adult one? They added in big worlds & creepy parts. But it was a fail. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Buyer Lady
This is not as advertised. I expected an illustrated version of PETER BEAGLE'S LAST UNICORN as it is printed on the cover. Read morePublished 6 months ago by pr
As for the novel itself? Well there is no better book. As for this particular copy? I'm not really a fan. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Sharon Zimmerman
better than the movie everyone should read it not just for childrenPublished 8 months ago by Ann Margaret
I love the last unicorn. So when my moms dog chewed up my book I bought this to replace it. I love Beagle's story and some of the reviews on here are funny. Read morePublished 9 months ago by cndhoneybee
I don't have a problem with this, but would not have bought it if I had known. Nowhere do I see "Graphic Novel" or anything to suggest that this is not simply the original... Read morePublished 14 months ago by ghfghfhjg
You can read this classic over and over again.Better than the Movie, this epic fairy tale that was one of the first to capture my heart as a child. I recommend for all ages.Published 14 months ago by Amazon Customer